French Air Force Mirage 2000 Fighter Crashes In Eastern France. Search Underway For Two Pilots

FILE PHOTO. A Dassault Mirage 2000D of the French Air Force. ©AFP / Jack Guez

Gulf News/AFP: French Air Force fighter jet missing in mountains

Snow and low visibility were hampering the search, officials said

STRASBOURG, France: Update: Search and rescue teams Wednesday found the wreckage of a French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter which crashed in a mountainous region of eastern France, but the fate of its two-man crew was unknown.

Radar contact with the fighter, on a low-altitude training flight, was lost late Wednesday morning as it flew over the Jura region, near the Swiss border, officials said.

Search and rescue teams were immediately dispatched to the area, the Air Force said in a statement.

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